At the ceremony (Photo: VNA)

Soc Trang (VNA) – The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang and the provincial Lottery Company on November 16 presented 167 houses to poor and near-poor families.

Each family also received an aid of 30 million VND (1,320 USD) and a gift set worth 500,000 VND.

At the ceremony, Duong Sa Kha, Chairman of the provincial VFF, said that the houses were built with 5 billion VND (220,130 USD) sponsored by the Soc Trang Lottery Company along with the contributions of local authorities and those families. 

Since 2015, the Soc Trang Lottery Company has raised more than 15 billion VND (660,390 USD) to build 667 houses for disadvantaged families across the locality.-VNA